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Posted on: December 6, 2021

Albaugh Family Senior Community Center Grand Opening

The City of Ankeny and Polk County Board of Supervisors invite the community to a grand opening celebration for the new Albaugh Family Senior Community Center. The event will take place Monday, Dec. 20, 2021, at 3 p.m. with a short program and a ribbon cutting ceremony at 3:15 p.m. at 150 NW Ash Street in Ankeny.  The new facility will open to the public on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021 at 6:30 a.m.

The Albaugh Community Center is a partnership between the City of Ankeny and the Polk County Board of Supervisors. With a focus on seniors, the new facility will offer a large community center, classrooms, indoor walking track, pickleball courts, golf/sports simulator, exercise area and raised shuffle boards. Polk County will use the facility to provide senior services consistent with its other metropolitan area facilities including daily meals, health screenings, wellness and recreational opportunities and other senior-oriented services. The City will offer programming for residents of all ages. The walking track and amenities on the second floor will be available to Ankeny residents whenever the facility is open.

Additional information about the new Albaugh Community Center can be found at

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